Nokia 16th Annual Star Screen Awards 2009
2010 - Star Screen Awards - Best Screenplay for 3 Idiots shared with Abhijat Joshi, Rajkumar Hirani
2007 - Filmfare Award - Best Film - Critics for Lage Raho Munna Bhai
2004 - Filmfare Award - Best Screenplay for Munnabhai M.B.B.S.
1990 - Filmfare Award - Best Director for Parinda
National Film Awards, India
2008 - Golden Lotus Award - Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Lage Raho Munna Bhai
2008 - Silver Lotus Award - Best Screenplay for Lage Raho Munna Bhai.
Tampere International Short Film Festival
1980 - Grand Prix Award - for An Encounter with Faces